POLITICS

60.9% of provincial budgets go on salaries - Faith Muthambi

WCape province with lowest COE proportion at 54%, Limpopo highest at 70,1%

MINISTRY: PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY

DATE:    24 March 2017

QUESTION NO.: 731

Ms D van der Walt (DA) to ask the Minister of Public Service and Administration:

What (a) percentage and (b) actual amount of each budget of each (i) national department and (ii) provincial department will be spent on the salaries of government officials in the 2017-18 financial year?

NW790E

REPLY

(a)(b) (i) (ii) Based on information received from National Treasury, the total budgets and amounts budgeted for Compensation of Employees (CoE) in National and provincial departments for the 2017/18 financial year, with CoE Expressed as a percentage of the total budget, are contained in the attached Appendices 1 and 2 respectively.

2017/18 revised baseline (R'000)

National government:

Vote no

Department

Compensation of employees

Total

COE% of total

1

The Presidency

318 384

501 542

63.5%

3

Communications

76 697

1 425 095

5.4%

4

Cooperative Governance And Traditional Affairs

338 922

78 414 485

0.4%

5

Home Affairs

3 198 176

7 055 539

45.3%

6

International Relations and Cooperation

2 914 027

6 574 879

44.3%

7

National Treasury

799 276

646 656 035

0.1%

8

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

268 937

923 496

29.1%

9

Public Enterprises

166 906

266 696

62.6%

10

Public Service and Administration

275 711

897 144

30.7%

11

Public Works

486 413

7 038 130

6.9%

12

Statistics South Africa

1 352 218

2 146 313

63.0%

13

Women

71 900

206 163

34.9%

14

Basic Education

476 694

23 408 620

2.0%

15

Higher Education and Training

8 425 378

68 949 095

12.2%

16

Health

760 032

42 625 723

1.8%

17

Social Development

476 811

160 707 768

0.3%

18

Correctional Services

15 776 687

22 814 124

69.2%

19

Defence And Military Veterans

26 447 971

48 618 790

54.4%

20

Independent Police Investigative Directorate

186 157

255 482

72.9%

21

Justice and Constitutional Development

10 578 040

18 927 308

55.9%

22

Office of the Chief Justice and Judicial Administration

1 524 040

1 984 625

76.8%

23

Police

66 196 773

87 025 128

76.1%

24

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2 105 751

6 807 034

30.9%

25

Economic Development

90 072

797 237

11.3%

26

Energy

318 247

8 113 450

3.9%

27

Environmental Affairs

1 035 073

6 848 214

15.1%

28

Labour

1 224 502

3 065 821

39.9%

29

Mineral Resources

572 760

1 779 449

32.2%

30

Science and Technology

315 527

7 557 229

4.2%

31

Small Business Development

137 452

1 449 796

9.5%

32

Telecommunications and Postal Services

214 706

1 614 206

13.3%

33

Tourism

271 853

2 140 156

12.7%

34

Trade and Industry

902 415

9 274 795

9.7%

35

Transport

450 021

59 805 180

0.8%

36

Water and Sanitation

1 651 856

15 107 449

10.9%

37

Arts and Culture

232 464

4 449 845

5.2%

38

Human Settlements

383 257

33 464 300

1.1%

39

Rural Development and Land Reform

2 194 584

10 184 240

21.5%

40

Sport and Recreation South Africa

106 104

1 066 564

9.9%

 

Total

153 322 794

1 400 947 145

10.9%

Notes 1) Total expenditure figures are inclusive of Direct Charges against the relevant revenue funds as well as transfers and subsidies

Provincial government:

Province

Department

Compensation of employees

Total

COE as % of total

ECAPE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM

252 955

1 069 558

23.7%

ECAPE

EDUCATION

26 137 084

32 989 055

79.2%

ECAPE

HEALTH

14 415 656

21 707 165

66.4%

ECAPE

HUMAN SITTLEMENTS

328 707

2 631 398

12.5%

ECAPE

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

819 886

1 205 049

68.0%

ECAPE

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

288 181

857 638

33.6%

ECAPE

PROVINCIAL PLANNING AND TREASURY

310 849

724 522

42.9%

ECAPE

ROADS AND PUBLIC WORKS

1 291 320

5 090 773

25.4%

ECAPE

RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND AGRARIAN REFORM

1 207 317

2 205 432

54.7%

ECAPE

SAFETY AND LIAISON

71 583

94 808

75.5%

ECAPE

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

1 601 989

2 632 799

60.8%

ECAPE

SPORT, RECREATION, ARTS AND CULTURE

486 504

900 944

54.0%

ECAPE

TRANSPORT

592 033

1 843 704

32.1%

FSTATE

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

365 437

758 809

48.2%

FSTATE

COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

213 234

407 187

52.4%

FSTATE

ECONOMIC, SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

237 891

558 780

42.6%

FSTATE

EDUCATION

10 061 109

12 739 378

79.0%

FSTATE

HEALTH

6 381 379

9 774 916

65.3%

FSTATE

HUMAN SITTLEMENTS

169 501

1 442 894

11.7%

FSTATE

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

259 385

564 980

45.9%

FSTATE

POLICE, ROADS AND TRANSPORT

692 934

2 720 070

25.5%

FSTATE

PROVINCIAL TREASURY

205 484

315 314

65.2%

FSTATE

PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

401 423

1 522 356

26.4%

FSTATE

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

631 264

1 172 295

53.8%

FSTATE

SPORT, ARTS, CULTURE ANO RECREATION

315 390

687 295

45.9%

GAUT

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

436 286

916 600

47.6%

GAUT

COMMUNITY SAFETY

494 596

678 466

72.9%

GAUT

COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

302 359

470 218

64.3%

GAUT

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

244 145

1 413 792

17.3%

GAUT

EDUCATION

30 247 916

40 843 869

74.1%

GAUT

E-GOVERNMENT

422 434

1 356 832

31.1%

GAUT

GAUT PROVINCIAL TREASURY

548 316

712 632

76.9%

GAUT

HEALTH

23 815 004

40 207 046

59.2%

GAUT

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

418 510

6 186 359

6.8%

GAUT

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

914 901

2 542 122

36.0%

GAUT

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

292 158

609 310

47.9%

GAUT

ROADS AND TRANSPORT

647 972

6 832 291

9.5%

GAUT

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

1 382 798

4 442 331

31.1%

GAUT

SPORT, RECREATION, ARTS AND CULTURE

263 637

875 336

30.1%

KZN

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

1 125 922

2 197 144

51.2%

KZN

ARTS AND CULTURE

227 940

874 068

26.1%

KZN

COMMUNITY SAFETY AND LIAISON

102 888

204 486

50.3%

KZN

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM

363 365

2 784 403

13.1%

KZN

EDUCATION

39 869 285

47 476 599

84.0%

KZN

HEALTH

25 246 832

39 548 473

63.8%

KZN

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

309 634

3 843 870

8.1%

KZN

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

1 086 644

1 585 226

68.5%

KZN

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

291 999

742 125

39.3%

KZN

PROVINCIAL TREASURY

287 664

607 844

47.3%

KZN

PUBLIC WORKS

623 058

1 506 951

41.3%

KZN

SOCIAL.DEVELOPMENT

1 531 019

3 041 364

50.3%

KZN

Sport and Recreation

137 621

463 590

29.7%

KZN

TRANSPORT

1 762 017

9 847 024

17.9%

LIMP

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

1 179 085

1 855 352

63.6%

LIMP

COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE, HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

981 784

2 581 771

38.0%

LIMP

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM

515 756

1 500 308

34.4%

LIMP

EDUCATION

23 334 306

28 783 149

81.1%

LIMP

HEALTH

12 999 392

18 042 777

72.0%

LIMP

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

284 098

395 789

71.8%

LIMP

PROVINCIAL TREASURY

312 795

474 620

65.9%

LIMP

PUBLIC WORKS, ROADS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

1 087 911

3 135 729

34.7%

LIMP

SAFETY, SECURITY AND LIAISON

72 056

103 713

69.5%

LIMP

SOOAL DEVELOPMENT

991 315

1 821 036

54.4%

LIMP

SPORT, RECREATION, ARTS AND CULTURE [1]

187 418

460 288

40.7%

LIMP

TRANSPORT

921 853

1 962 385

47.0%

MPUM

AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, LAND AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

609 517

1 124 801

54.2%

MPUM

COMMUNITY SAFETY, SECURITY AND LIAISON

498 107

1 153 099

43.2%

MPUM

CO-OPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADmONAL AFFAIRS

378 677

510 044

74.2%

MPUM

CULTURE, SPORT ANO RECREATION

173 097

511 232

33.9%

MPUM

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM

130 470

1 130 077

11.5%

MPUM

EDUCATION

15 589 577

19 322 742

80.7%

MPUM

HEALTH

7 329 114

12 020 037

61.0%

MPUM

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

184 893

1 646 082

11.2%

MPUM

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

143 892

289 769

49.7%

MPUM

PROVINCIAL TREASURY

171 006

289 945

59.0%

MPUM

PUBLIC WORKS, ROADS AND TRANSPORT

1 013 078

4 765 747

21.3%

MPUM

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

681 424

1 456 009

46.8%

NCAPE

AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM ANO RURAL DEVELOPMENT

239 876

609 304

39.4%

NCAPE

COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE, HUMAN SETTLEMENTS AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

255 560

725 432

35.2%

NCAPE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM

107 431

296 518

36.2%

NCAPE

EDUCATION

4 458 257

5 857 847

76.1%

NCAPE

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURE CONSERVATION

111 978

148 991

75.2%

NCAPE

HEALTH

2 430 992

4 433 893

54.8%

NCAPE

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

136 800

236 119

57.9%

NCAPE

PROVINCIAL TREASURY

199 889

299 179

66.8%

NCAPE

ROADS AND PUBLIC WORKS

301 140

1 683 768

17.9%

NCAPE

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

364 129

818 612

44.5%

NCAPE

SPORT, ARTS AND CULTURE

159 702

371 088

43.0%

NCAPE

TRANSPORT, SAFElY AND LIAISON

158 897

388 899

40.9%

NWEST

COMMUNITY SAFElY AND TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

577 400

1 983 725

29.1%

NWEST

CULTURE, ARTS AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS

276 002

711 440

38.8%

NWEST

ECONOMY AND ENTREPRISE DEVELOPMENT

100 957

305 268

33.1%

NWEST

EDUCATION

11 709 199

15 281 697

76.6%

NWEST

FINANCE

287 008

486 299

59.0%

NWEST

HEALTH

6 628 383

10 461 340

63.4%

NWEST

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HUMAN SETTLEMENT

262 445

2 709 162

9.7%

NWEST

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

303 827

648 857

46.8%

NWEST

PUBLIC WORKS AND ROADS

796 190

2 895 063

27.5%

NWEST

RURAL, ENVIRONMENT AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

606 315

1 370 636

44.2%

NWEST

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

827 600

1 532 570

54.0%

NWEST

TOURISM

72 676

245 761

29.6%

WCAPE

AGRICULTURE

372 399

795 179

46.8%

WCAPE

COMMUNITY SAFElY

144 915

302 056

48.0%

WCAPE

CULTURAL AFFAIRS & SPORT

201 415

725 049

27.8%

WCAPE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM

125 655

427 345

29.4%

WCAPE

EDUCATION

15 398 337

20 629 914

74.6%

WCAPE

ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS & DEV PLANNING

205 851

591 570

34.8%

WCAPE

HEALTH

12 807 510

21 679 806

59.1%

WCAPE

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

213 835

2 536 087

8.4%

WCAPE

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

158 080

249 206

63.4%

WCAPE

PREMIER

599 448

1 440 749

41.6%

WCAPE

PROVINCIAL TREASURY

185 665

308 184

60.2%

WCAPE

S0OAL DEVELOPMENT

752 769

2 106 974

35.7%

WCAPE

TRANSPORT & PUBLIC WORKS

812 123

7 426 579

10.9%

Grand Total

 

334 256 690

548 484 158

60.9%

Notes 1) Total expenditure figures are inclusive of Direct Charges against the relevant revenue funds as well as transfers and subsidies

Issued by Parliament, 8 May 2017

Provincial totals (calculations by PW from data above):

Province

COE

Total

COE / Total %

ECAPE

47 804 064

73 952 845

64.6%

FSTATE

19 934 431

32 664 274

61.0%

GAUT

60 431 032

108 087 204

55.9%

KZN

72 965 888

114 723 167

63.6%

LIMP

42 867 769

61 116 917

70.1%

MPUM

26 902 852

44 219 584

60.8%

NCAPE

8 924 651

15 869 650

56.2%

NWEST

22 448 002

38 631 818

58.1%

WCAPE

31 978 002

59 218 698

54.0%

Total

334 256 691

548 484 157

60.9%